What's happening in Newcastle

Whatever sport you play, we have a club for it. We’ve got music festivals, food and wine fairs, and major art competitions. Read on – and find your place to belong in Newcastle.

 Download a snapshot of what is happening in Newcastle in 2017 (pdf)


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    14 Dec

    Hunter Street Markets

    Hunter Street Market every week in Hunter Street Mallon Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays and Saturdays, 9-3. Fresh produce, fabulous Roses, general goods, handicrafts and lunch!
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    28 Feb

    Speechcraft Public Speaking Course

    Newcastle Toastmasters Club will give you the skills and confidence you need to effectively express yourself in any situation, whether you are starting out in your career, a professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree
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    01 Mar

    Bandaged Bear Appeal

    In their time of need, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead is there for #sickkids. They rely on doctors, nurses and researchers for help. They rely on you for hope.
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    11 Mar

    Carrington Village Markets

    Come see us at Carrington Public School, Young Street, Carrington
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    23 Mar

    8 Week African Drumming Course Newcastle

    Come and join us for an awesome eight weeks of African drumming every Thursday night from 7:00pm-8:30pm from 23rd of March through to the 18th of May.
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    29 Mar

    Award Winning, Free Spirit of ANZAC Exhibition

    This free exhibition is a government initiative commemorating the Anzac Centenary and has won awards for experiential design, innovation and technical achievement.
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    01 Apr

    Masquerade Ball

    surGICure is a non-for-proft Newcastle based charity supporting Gastrointestinal Cancer Research at John Hunter Hospital.
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    01 Apr

    The Olive Tree Market

    Art, Design, Food and Music in Civic Park
  • 01 Apr

    Newcastle Jets v The Western Sydney Wanderers

    Watch the Newcastle Jets v the Western Sydney Wanderers
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    07 Apr

    Wild Phoenix Events presents the 7th Annual Newcastle Belly Dance Festival

    Wild Phoenix Events presents the 7th Annual Newcastle Bellydance Festival with International Guests: Asharah - San Francisco & Daniela of Cairo & Australia's Premier Bellydance Artists Workshops, Dance Party, Concert & Performers Bazaar,
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    07 Apr

    Newcastle Belly Dance Workshops

    The 2017 Festival has a wonderful array of Workshops to choose from. Not only superb choices from Local and National teachers, but also Workshops are on offer from our Two International Guests, Asharah from San Franciso and Daniela Zhagareet from Cairo!!
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    07 Apr

    Dance Party with Spotlight Performances

    Our Friday night of fun, the dance floor is yours, come and get your groove on! Spotlight Performances by special guests feature throughout the evening. Hors d'oeuvres included and the Bar is open!
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    08 Apr

    OMGoddess! - A Dance Spectacular

    The dazzling Saturday Evening Dance Spectacular - OMGoddess!, will showcase the very best of Bellydance from innovative, dyanamic and contemporary artists and amaze you beyond words!
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    08 Apr

    Sing along to the Shows

    Travel Around the World with songs from Ipanema, Paris, London, Rome and Rio and home to Australia.
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    09 Apr

    The Performers Bazaar

    Come along and share in a full day of Bellydance performances and shop at the Market Stalls full of Jewellery, Clothing, Unique Items & Bellydance Goodies, Henna Tattoos, Body Art & More!
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    10 Apr

    Questacon Invention Convention

    Want to get creative, learn some electronics ... even program some robots this school holidays?
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    11 Apr

    Breakfast seminar: Financial implications of transitioning to retirement

    The Financial Information Desk (FID) is an independent, confidential service funded by National Seniors Australia that aims to improve the investment information available to older Australians.
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    15 Apr

    Easter Fun Day

    Kids will love a day out at the Hunter Wetlands Centre on Easter Saturday 15 April.
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    25 Apr

    Hamilton Community Anzac Dawn Service

    The Merewether-Hamilton RSL Sub Branch would like to invite you to the Hamilton Community Anzac Dawn Service
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    05 May

    Opening Celebration Nexus 2017

    Join us for the much anticipated opening celebration of Nexus 2017
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    12 May

    RDA Hunter’s Smart Workforce STEM Conference & Gala Dinner

    You are invited to attend RDA Hunter’s Smart Workforce STEM conference which will bring together representatives from secondary and tertiary education institutions, industry and key players in the STEM fields.
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    15 May

    The Animals

    “The Animals earned their name thanks to their wild stage act. That was 50 years ago and they have calmed down since, but their music has lost none of its vigour” – Wales Online
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    21 May

    Variety Bash

    The Bash is an adventure with mates exploring regional NSW all support Aussie kids.
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    02 Jul

    Bay City Rollers

    "Re-live the excitement that was Rollermania! Scotland’s greatest pop / glam export, the BAY CITY ROLLERS Featuring Les McKeown will finally be back down under!